Thursday , 2 April 2020


Personal Finance

Welcome to the New Retirement Model – NO Retirement! Here’s Why (+3K Views)

Welcome to the new model of retirement. No retirement. In 1983 sixty two percent (62%) of American workers had some kind of defined-benefit plan. Today less than 20% have access to a plan. The majority of retired Americans largely rely on Social Security as their de facto retirement plan [and the 35 and younger cohort are not able to save, or save enough, to eventually retire. True retirement is now a thing of the past except for a privileged few. Let me support this claim.] Words: 1091

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Average American Can’t Afford To Own A House – Here’s Why (+3K Views)

Regular home buyers are wondering why they are unable to partake in the American Dream of owning a home now that they actually have to document their income and put some skin in the game. The reason is that the current median selling price of $201,000 puts real estate out of reach for most Americans earning the typical $50,000 a year unless they go into massive levels of debt. They are too broke to own a home!

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Your Retirement: What Happens If the Gov’t Doesn’t Get Its Act Together?

I recently discovered a video entitled 10 Myths About Government Debt that lays out several reasons why we are in real trouble. I encourage you to watch this 21 minute video. The most troubling assertion in the video is that our nation’s usual sources of loans are tapped out…[and that] the only source we have left is the Federal Reserve, which means …

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The Right Asset Allocation Accounts For 100% Of Investment Performance

…Asset allocation…explains 100% of investment performance – yes, all of it. Accordingly, most of your time, energy and money should be spent on asset allocation…and a plan for asset allocation is called an investment policy. …Asset allocation are risk decisions designed to achieve objectives with an acceptable likelihood…This risk decision is called “risk willingness” or “risk necessity” and needs to be …

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